Audrey and her family only plan to stay one night at the grand Hotel Ruby. But life in the Ruby can be intoxicating, extending their stay as it provides endless distractions - including handsome guest Elias Lange, who sends Audrey's pulse racing. However, the hotel proves to be as strange as it is beautiful Nightly fancy affairs in the ballroom are invitation only, and Audrey seems to be the one guest who doesn't have an invite. Instead, she joins the hotel staff on the rooftop, catching whispers about the hotel's dark past.
The more Audrey learns about the new people she's met, the more her curiosity grows. she's torn in different directions - the pull of her past with its overwhelming loss, the promise of a future that holds little joy, and an in-between life in a place that is so much more than it seems. . . .